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Lecture by Jean-François Chevrier: L’hallucination artistique (FR)

11 10 2012 19:00 20:00

On the occasion of the release of his book with the same title, published by L'Arachnéen, art historian and art critic Jean-François Chevrier gives a lecture at WIELS.

Conférence de Jean François Chevrier Lhallucination artistique

"L’Hallucination artistique", the sixth in the series of books by Jean-François Chevrier published by L'Arachnéen is no omnibus, but a book in itself. It "tells" in eighteen chapters the history of the role that hallucination played in the artistic creation over the last two centuries, since the birth of psychiatry at the beginning of the nineteenth century until the early twenty-first century. The book ends with a chapter on the work of German artist Sigmar Polke, who died in 2010.

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